Leclerc Nilus 60" 8-Shaft 10-Treadle (Back Hinged) Jack Loom
The popular Nilus low castle jack loom with 8 shafts. Back hinge treadles are standard on the 8 shaft 27, 36, 45, or 60 inch weaving widths. The removable front and back beams make getting in close for threading very easy and a friction brake provides fine adjustment to tension. It is easy to fold up for space saving in smaller studio spaces
Though discontinued in the 1980s with the development of the Nilus II, the Nilus was reintroduced in 1998 due to popular demand. The Nilus is more compact than the Nilus II so taller weavers or those with long legs may prefer the extra size of the Nilus II, but other weavers shouldn't be affected.
Standard equipment includes a reed, 10.5" wire heddles, boat shuttle, reed/heddle hook, 2 lease sticks, 4 warp rods, canvas aprons and instructions.
Available options - insert eye heddles, bench, double back beam, sectional warp beam, flying shuttle beater, and 8 shaft castle on the 4 shaft loom.
Dimensions for 27, 36, 45, and 60 inch weaving width looms are: overall width 37, 46, 55, and 70 inches , depth open 38 inches and 25 inches folded deep, height 44 inches. Call for weight.
Leclerc looms require more assembly, customer should be comfortable putting loom together, including putting on heddles and doing tie-ups.
Please note that this item cannot be returned except in case of manufacturer defect.
Delivery Info: At the time of delivery, drivers are only required to offload your freight where the truck is parked. The driver will use a lift-gate to remove your loom from the truck and to the ground only. Must ship to physical address.
This item may ship directly from the manufacturer separately from other items in your order. Spinning wheels and multi-shaft looms ship free! Valid on new orders for multi-shaft looms or spinning wheels with standard ground shipping in contiguous USA only. May not be combined with other offers. Most looms ship in 2 - 6 weeks, wheels in 1-2 weeks. More Info.